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Office Manager (m/f/d)

Parity Technologies builds core infrastructure to power a better internet—one that respects the freedom and data of individuals—and to empower developers to create better services through decentralized tech. Parity’s technologies include Substrate, a flexible framework for building blockchains and Polkadot, a protocol for connecting and securing blockchains.

As an Office Manager, you will manage the different floors of our office and the apartment company to a high standard, as well as be the first point of contact for any external requests from our suppliers.

The ideal candidate should be a dedicated and well-organised, energetic professional who is ready to take on a new challenge. You will be part of the Operations team and your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • General management and maintenance (including arranging any necessary repairs) of our 3 office floors and company apartment
  • Overall front office activities including general support to visitors and employees, handling in- and outbound mail, purchasing/invoicing and facilities management, including cleaning and security services
  • Manage contract and price negotiations with office vendors and service providers
  • Liaise with People Operations to create an office atmosphere that fits our company culture and assist in the onboarding process for new hires
  • Collaborate with Operations team members on suitable office procedures and policies
  • Assist in planning in-house or off-site activities, such as parties, celebrations and conferences

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years administrative experience or worked in similar field
  • Excellent time management (ability to multitask and prioritise work) and creative problem solving skills to suggest improvements
  • Very strong organisational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive, hands-on and resilient self-starter with a strong sense of responsibility
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with German and English language skills on near-native level
  • Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures, including accounting and Google Apps (Gmail, Docs, Spreadsheets)

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Experience with project management tools like Trello, Asana or Notion
  • Interest in or even experience with blockchain or open-source software

Benefits

  • Working at Parity means focusing on the stuff that counts: building of the most cutting-edge technology for the future web. Our teams enjoy a high degree of trust, freedom and autonomy to achieve that goal
  • You will gain a keen understanding of blockchain technology and business development and have a skill set transferable to a wide range of jobs
  • Because we value initiative and learning, we’ve defined a generous personal budget to attend conferences or skills courses of your own choosing. We think you know what’s best for you!

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Please note: We do not offer relocation assistance for this position!